Condoleezza Rice heads to the area for a summit of powers promoting peace.
The oil-rich Bay of Bengal has been contested territory for years.
A spirit of cooperation is tested ahead of a crucial series of meetings to prepare for a Nov. 15 US summit.
The country's courts and governments have banned 850 websites this year, including YouTube and Blogger.
Hungary and Ukraine received emergency loans from the IMF Sunday. Belarus and Serbia are asking for help, too.
Damascus lashed out at Washington over charges that American forces killed at least eight civilians when US helicopters were on a mission to shut down insurgent 'rat lines.'